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Editorial: the prescious bits of information

COMMENT PRINT ARTICLE
PHOTO: Urmas Nemvalts

Central in the world today is the aspect of security, amid the rapidly developing technology.

The problem is broader than the still-lacking security at foreign ministry as covered in Postimees today.

Important for officialdom to realise the importance for foreign intelligence of outwardly trivial bits of information, like a sum of money on some budget line.The bit may see nothing, yet as part of amassed and systematised information, a picture is formed.

And possibly used.

While paranoia is better avoided, important for the public to be assured of guaranteed confidentiality of conversations at state agencies.

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Cartoon: this is nothing, it's the security holes we need to watch out for...

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